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Federal court strikes down Atlantic Coast Pipeline permit

We’ve long argued against the necessity of the poorly-routed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, which slices through environmentally sensitive and sacred a...

Virginia Senators, Reps urged to protect Appalachian Trail

Yesterday more than 50 organizations from across the state called on Virginia Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner and Virginia’s members of the Ho...

SELC argues problematic pipeline permit again in federal court

Today SELC was before a federal court in Richmond for oral arguments in the case addressing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s impacts to endangered s...

Court rejects pipeline developers’ request to overturn AT decision

The Fourth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals declined to reconsider its December ruling that the U.S. Forest Service lacked authority to autho...

Environmental injustice at heart of Union Hill gathering

Rev. Dr. William Barber, the president of Repairers of the Breach and co-chair of the national Poor People’s Campaign, and former Vice President...

Union Hill community group challenges Virginia Air Board decision

On Friday, SELC filed a challenge to the Virginia Air Pollution Control Board’s decision to approve Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline Buckingham...

Federal court throws out pipeline’s Forest Service approval

Today the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a federal approval for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross two national forests and part of th...

SELC op-ed: Dominion desperate to get the pipeline built before the facts catch up with it

The latest report from Dominion estimates building the Atlantic Coast Pipeline will cost $7 billion. Dominion customers will bear the burden of t...

SELC challenges new, rushed permits for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

A project of the magnitude of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline can’t move forward with slapdash permits, recycled from project to project. So SELC was...

Community voices their opposition as Virginia officials consider pipeline infrastructure

Last night members of the Virginia Air Board and staff from the Department of Environmental Quality heard person after person voice their opposit...

Virginia community rallies against pipeline’s compressor station

Many residents of Union Hill, a tiny community in Buckingham County founded by formerly enslaved people following the end of the Civil War, are f...

Virginia Water Board looks the other way on pipeline problems

The Virginia State Water Control Board gave up an important opportunity Tuesday when it chose not to take steps to amend or revoke water permits...

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